Amberieu-en-Bugey tourism and travel guide

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Visit Amberieu-en-Bugey: highlights and tourist information

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Amberieu-en-Bugey is situated in the Ain department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 29 kilometres from Bourg-en-Bresse, the department capital (general information: Amberieu-en-Bugey is 394 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Perouges at 15 km and Cremieu at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Amberieu-en-Bugey, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Amberieu-en-Bugey in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


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Map of places to visit near Amberieu-en-Bugey

Markets in and near Amberieu-en-Bugey

Market days in Amberieu-en-Bugey: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Amberieu-en-Bugey: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Lagnieu: market Monday (6km)
  • Pont-d'Ain: market Saturday (11km)
  • Meximieux: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Poncin: market Monday (14km)
  • Hauteville-Lompnes: market Saturday (19km)
  • Beligneux: market Sunday (20km)
  • Montluel: market Friday (27km)
  • Pont-de-Cheruy: market Sunday (27km)
  • Cremieu: market Wednesday (27km)

More information about Amberieu-en-Bugey, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Amberieu-en-Bugey, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Amberieu-en-Bugey.


  • Aquarium de Lyon (49km)
  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (50km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (29km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Cremieu (27km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (36km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (46km)
  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (44km)
  • Parc de Gerland (46km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (36km)
  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (43km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Walibi Rhone Alpes (40km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Vulbas (15km)
  • Morestel (33km)
  • Vonnas (40km)
  • Chaponnay (49km)
  • Ecully (49km)
  • Aix-les-Bains (52km)
  • Nances (53km)
  • Macon (56km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (44km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Amberieu-en-Bugey

Canton: Ambérieu-en-Bugey

Arrondissement: Belley

Department: Ain

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 0

Distance to Amberieu-en-Bugey

from Bourg-en-Bresse (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 394 km

from Calais: 612 km

from Nice: 292 km

from Bordeaux: 480 km

from Strasbourg: 343 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Amberieu-en-Bugey from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ambronay, Ambutrix, Bettant, Chateau-Gaillard, Cleyzieu, Douvres, Lagnieu, Leyment, Priay, Saint-Denis-en-Bugey, Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey, Torcieu and Vaux-en-Bugey.

This page in French: Visiter Amberieu-en-Bugey